Charges: Driver admitted to using PCP before crash that killed woman, unborn child

MINNEAPOLIS – Charges show the driver in a deadly, wrong way crash in Minneapolis admitted to using PCP before getting behind the wheel. The driver crashed into five cars Thursday night, killing a pregnant woman and her baby. Authorities say an SUV hit a parked car before continuing on and hitting the other vehicles. 36-year-old Mark Franklin Junior faces criminal…

Pregnant Woman Killed, 3 Injured in Minneapolis Crash

Police say drug use and speed are possible factors in the crash.

MINNEAPOLIS–Police say a pregnant woman was killed and three others were injured when a speeding vehicle hit a minivan and several other vehicles in Minneapolis. Authorities say police and fire department personnel worked for nearly an hour to extricate the woman, who was eight months pregnant, from the minivan Thursday about 11 p.m. Police say she and her unborn child…

Officials Say Man Who Fired at Pursuing Officers Shot Himself

The man was taken to the hospital. There's no word on his condition.

LITTLE FALLS, Minn.–State investigators say a driver who fired at pursuing law enforcement officers in central Minnesota shot himself after crashing his vehicle. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says Todd County sheriff’s deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop Tuesday evening near Browerville. A pursuit with speeds exceeding 100 mph led into Morrison County. The BCA says the driver…

Driver Escapes Injury in South Fargo Roll-Over Crash

The driver was able to crawl out of the wrecked vehicle on his own.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – A driver escaped injury in a roll-over crash before 3:30 a.m Thursday in Fargo. The driver was northbound in the 1600 block of 47th Street South (just south of Scheel’s) when he struck a parked car as he came around a slight curve, causing his car to roll onto its top. The driver was able to…

Victims In Tuesday Crash With Semi In Polk County Identified

The driver of the semi was not hurt

POLK CO., Minn. — Authorities have identified the two people killed in a crash with a semi Tuesday in Polk County. They say 36-year-old Jacob Anderson of Fertile failed to yield at an intersection on County Road 46. Anderson and his passenger, 33-year-old Alison Reierson of Winger, were pronounced dead at the scene in the noon hour. The driver of…

Fargo Man Rescued after Driving into Elm River

Rescue crews pulled Paulson from his vehicle and transported him to a hospital.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption TRAILL COUNTY, N.D.–A Fargo man was rescued when his vehicle became fully submerged in the Elm River on Wednesday. 35-year-old Darrin Paulson was traveling southbound on I-29 at approximately 8:30 a.m. when he fell asleep at the wheel, drove through a bridge guard rail barrier and into the Elm River….

Fargo Women Killed in Head-on Crash in South Dakota

Both drivers were wearing seat belts, and no charges will be filed.

CLARK, S.D.–A Fargo woman was killed Tuesday morning in a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 212, two miles east of Clark in Northeast South Dakota. An SUV driven by 29-year-old Brittany Ann Monson was westbound, crossed the center line, and collided with an eastbound pickup truck. Monson was pronounced dead at the scene. The pickup was driven by a 47-year-old…

School Bus Strikes Moose Near Crary, ND

Twenty-five passengers were aboard the bus when it struck the moose.

CRARY, N.D.–A Dunseith school bus carrying the school volleyball team struck a moose while traveling on Highway 2, three miles east of Crary. The bus suffered significant front-end damage, but the bus driver, 78-year-old Curtiss Halvorson, was able to drive it safely to a stop. Twenty-five passengers were aboard the bus when it struck the moose. No one was injured….

North Dakota Trooper Involved In Two-Vehicle Crash

The trooper's vehicle was hit while making a U-turn on I-29 near Colfax

RICHLAND COUNTY, N.D. — A North Dakota trooper was hit while trying to make a traffic stop on I-29. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the crash happened about a mile and a half south of Colfax around 6:30 Saturday night. The trooper was in a construction zone when he made a U-turn. The squad vehicle was hit on the…

Fiery Crash Reported Near Kent, Minnesota

Slow down as law enforcement and first responders are still in the area.

WILKIN, COUNTY, Minn. (KFGO) – There’s been a fiery crash on Highway 75, at the Kent, Minnesota overpass. Wilkin County Sheriff Rick Fielder says, the one-vehicle accident was reported around 3 a.m. this morning. The sheriff says at last report, the driver has not been found. Slow down as law enforcement and first responders are still in the area. The…